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When is the cheapest time to book flights from Mumbai?

India’s maximum city Mumbai is well-connected to the rest of the country and the world through its Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. It is one of the busiest airports not only in India but also in Asia. The Mumbai Airport handles millions of passengers and around 1,000 airplanes everyday through its two operational terminals. This award-winning airport is located around 30kms away from the city centre. It is a lavish airport, especially the recently-opened Terminal 2, and is packed with executive lounges, luxury brands, restaurants, spas and other general services such as ATMs and public telephones.

Since this airport connects Mumbai to all the major global cities, it is never a problem for travellers to plan their trips. Here are some of the top searched routes from Mumbai according to our data and some ‘insider tips’ to guide you about the cheapest day and month to fly in, the average fares, and also the best time to book your ticket to get the lowest air fares.

Route 1: Mumbai to Dubai

Planning to fly to this UAE gem? June and July are the cheapest months to visit Dubai from India while December is the most popular one so also the priciest! Plan to start your trip on a Monday as that is the cheapest day to fly to Dubai from Mumbai. An average Mumbai to Dubai air ticket costs INR16,500. The best time to book your tickets and grab the cheapest fares from Mumbai to Dubai is six weeks in advance.

Find cheap flights to Dubai in June

Route 2: Mumbai – Delhi

Capital bound? Plan a trip in September and try to fly out on a Tuesday to lay your hands on the cheapest air fares. As expected, December is the most popular month for the Mumbai to Delhi air route so it is also the costliest. An average Mumbai to Delhi air ticket costs INR7,900. The best time to book your tickets from Mumbai to Delhi is seven weeks in advance.

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Find cheap flights to Delhi in September

Route 3: Mumbai – Goa

Heading to Goa to soak in some sun and sand? Pump up your hotel budget by saving on flights by flying out on a Monday. Plan your trip in July to get rock bottom air fares. Steer clear from a Mumbai to Goa trip in December as that is the most popular (and expensive!) month to fly into Goa from Mumbai. An average Mumbai to Goa air ticket costs INR5,900. The best time to book your tickets from Mumbai to Goa is five weeks in advance.

Find cheap flights to Goa in July

Route 4: Mumbai – Bengaluru

A trip to Bengaluru on the cards? If you are flexible, plan your travel in November and fly out of Mumbai on a Saturday to get the lowest air fares. Avoid making a trip in January as it is the most popular and therefore the most expensive month when it comes to airfares. An average Mumbai to Bangaluru air ticket costs INR6,700. The best time to book your tickets from Mumbai to Bangaluru is six weeks in advance.

Find cheap flights to Bengaluru in November

Route 5: Mumbai – Bangkok

Bangkok calling? Save enough to shop your heart out by spending less on your flight tickets. Plan your trip in March and fly out of Mumbai on a Monday to grab the lowest airfares.  Ticket prices tend to be the most expensive during the most popular month of January. An average Mumbai to Bangkok air ticket costs INR18,800. The best time to book your tickets from Mumbai to Bangkok is seven weeks in advance.

Find cheap flights to Bangkok in March

If you are all impressed and eager to book your air tickets after reading all that useful information, wait till you read about Skyscanner’s free, convenient and resourceful tools. Our Search Everywhere and Map View tools give you the perfect dose of travel inspiration. They come to rescue when you want to travel but are not sure about where. These tools give you heaps of local and international travel options once you key in the departing airport along with the starting air fare for each. So what you waiting for? Explore these tools before zeroing down your next memorable vacation destination.

Once you finalise on a dream destination, it’s time to decide when you want to fly out. If your travel dates are flexible. Skyscanner’s Cheapest Month tool can help you save a lot of your hard-earned cash. All you need to do is fill in the departure and arrival airports and select ‘cheapest month’ instead of any particular one to lay your hands on the lowest airfare. This will help you view the air fares for the entire month in calendar or chart format. Try cheapest month here.

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If you have your vacation destination and travel dates in place but are not ready to book those flights just yet, make sure you sign up for Skyscanner’s super helpful Price Alerts.  Once you key in the exact airports and travel dates, you need to click on the ‘Get Price Alerts’ button and enter your email id. That’s it! After that, we will send you an email each time your chosen flight price changes to show you the increase or decrease.